Elodie Fontenot Lavergne, 87, of Ragley died Monday, July 12, 2021.
She was born in the Mamou area. She was born into a French speaking family, learning English as her second language. She lived many years in Sulphur before moving to Ragley almost forty years ago. She was a member of New Testament Apostolic Holiness Church, where she was an evangelist and missionary.
She is survived by her daughter, Vennosia Clophus and husband Rev. Eugene Clophus of Sulphur; son, Elvis Lavergne of Ragley; two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Marcellus and Marcella Fontenot; five-year-old daughter, Merrial Lavergne; and six siblings.
Her funeral service was held Sunday, July 18, at Johnson Funeral Home of Moss Bluff. Rev. Harry G. Anderson officiated. Burial was at Consolata Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home.